Praise be to Allaah.
The wife has the right to
have her husband stay overnight with her, and she is entitled to kind
treatment and intimacy. She has the right to ask for divorce if her husband
fails to give her these rights. But if she agrees to stay and give up her
rights, then she may do that and you do not have to divorce her in that
Muslim narrated (1463) from
‘Aa’ishah (may Allaah be pleased with her) that when Sawdah bint Zam’ah grew
old, she said: O Messenger of Allaah, I have given my day with you to
‘Aa’ishah. The Messenger of Allaah (blessings and peace of Allaah be upon
him) used to give ‘Aa’ishah two days: her day and Sawdah’s.
This indicates that it is
permissible for a woman to give up her right to a share of her husband's
time, and to give her night to her co-wife.
But if the wife does not
accept this situation, and she also does not want divorce, then you have to
review your case and try to resolve the problem, give her her rights, treat
her kindly and show her some appreciation, because she is the mother of your
children and she has lived with you all this time.
We ask Allaah to set all our
And Allaah knows best.